Eberly News

A new initiative aims to bridge the gap between science and policy, names inaugural faculty fellows

More than two dozen WVU researchers are addressing the state's most pressing water issues through the Bridge Initiative's Waters of West Virginia project.

West Virginia University Advances Collaborative Research as NSF Funds NANOGrav Physics Frontiers Center

West Virginia University researchers are part of a team that was recently awarded $17 million from the National Science Foundation for the renewal of the NANOGrav Physics Frontiers Center

Death and religion: ‘Excess deaths’ sweep through Amish and Mennonite communities during COVID-19 pandemic

Sunday church service in Amish country is more than just belting out hymns, reading Bible passages and returning home an hour later to catch a football game or nap. 

Lily Wright in blue shirt and black blazer

WVU student seeks to make change through Humanity in Action Fellowship

With a passion for human rights at home and abroad, Lily Wright, a junior Honors student double-majoring in English and French at the West Virginia University Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, has been recognized as a 2021 Humanity in Action Fellow.

Dip your toe – or dive right in: WVU psychologists spill advice on reentering the world post-COVID

Slowly, but surely, America is returning to some semblance of normalcy.

WVU Alumni Association Board of Directors welcomes new members

Four eminent West Virginia University alumni were appointed to serve the WVU Alumni Association Board of Directors at its fourth quarterly meeting on Friday, June 4. Kamau Brown, Gabrielle St. Léger, Nesha Sanghavi and Monté Williams have been selected to serve six-year terms.

Four West Virginia University women Awarded Critical Language Scholarships

All are students or alumna of the Eberly College

Biology student wins National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

As people across the eastern United States prepare to deal with the emergence of millions of cicadas, West Virginia University student Noah Spencer plans to give these insects a closer look, researching how certain types of cicadas interact with their own unusual microbial partners.

Reminiscing with confidence

Sounds like crickets chirping and the taste of warm buckwheat pancakes can spark the senses of people with dementia — a fact faculty and students at West Virginia University used to develop a way for those people to experience parts of their cultural past and to relieve stress for their caregivers.

Eberly College announces outstanding seniors, teaching assistants and Eberly Scholars

The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences has recognized 64 outstanding seniors, graduate teaching assistants and graduating Eberly Scholars for their academic achievements in 2020-2021.